Allen Jones Avery Missing in Actioin April 6, 1972

Allen Jones Avery

Technical Sergeant

Unit: 37th Air Rescue and Recovery Squadron 

Date of Birth: 22-Feb-43
Date of Death: 6-Apr-72
City: Auburn
State: MA

Notes: Technical Sergeant Avery was a member of the 37th Air Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Da Nang, South Vietnam. On April 6, 1972, he was a crew member of a Siskorsky Sea Stallion Search Rescue Helicopter (HH-53C) on a rescue mission of downed B-52 personnel near the Demilitarized Zone, South Vietnam. The aircraft was shot down landing on its side and burned. His remains were recovered on June 7, 1994. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see:

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